Xipaya Indians and beiradeiros (river people), are finding a life in common in the village of Tukaya on the remote reaches of the Iriri River.
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The oil curse harasses indigenous women of the Amazon
In addition to the environmental impact of oil spills in the Peruvian Amazon, indigenous women of the same areas remain poor, isolated, and exposed to diseases and domestic violence.
License for power transmission line is suspended until indigenous consultation
The project’s license was granted by IBAMA after the president of Funai, João Pedro Gonçalves, approved it without consulting with indigenous people.
Peruvian indigenous demand improvements in pipeline that suffered spill
Indigenous federations express their sorrow and solidarity to indigenous people affected by oil spills in Chiriaco (Amazonas) and Mayuriaga in Morona (Loreto), both in indigenous ancestral lands.
Diseases and village relocation may have caused shock among indigenous
The statement is from the geographer Carlos Lisboa Travassos, head of the Funai General Coordination of Isolated Indigenous. He reiterated that the territorial dispute began the conflict between the ethnic groups.
AIDESEP expresses its condolences on death of Achuar indigenous in Peru
The Interethnic Association for the Development of the Peruvian Rainforest (AIDESEP), in a statement, expressed its regret and indignation with governments for the deaths of 13 indigenous infected by bovine rabies.
Vale do Javari: Funai will not remove coordinator of office occupied by Matis
The protest continues in Atalaia do Norte. The natives are involved in conflicts that resulted in the deaths of two Matís and at least nine Korubo in 2014.
Indigenous tribe in Acre, Brazil, creates a game on its own history
The Huni Kuin indigenous community assembled a team of programmers, artists and anthropologists to create their own game. The project is called “Huni Kuin: the ways of the serpent.”
Colombia: The last indigenous attempt to save the Amazon
After ten years of work, the communities of Pirá Paraná (Vaupes region), published a book containing his knowledge. They say it’s time for dialogue with the West, before his ambition to destroy the planet.
Waorani killed in alleged attack Taromenane in intangible area of Yasuni, Equador
Prosecutor of Ecuador reported that the attack was allegedly carried out by a indigenous group in voluntary isolation (Tagaeri-Taromenane) in the intangible area of Yasuni, in Shiripuno river.